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Silver Prices Today Slide as Indices Rebound from Stock Market Crash

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Silver prices today continued their three-day losing streak despite a rebound in U.S. stock markets following "Black Monday."

The precious metal has been in a free fall as U.S. and Chinese markets reel from their largest sell-offs in years.

But silver is still a healthy long-term investment. Here's why...

Silver Prices Today Fall to $15.18 as Global Stock Markets Crash

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Silver prices today (Friday) erased all of yesterday gains as stock markets around the world continue to tumble to new lows.

Despite the fall in silver prices, the metal is still a healthy long-term investment.

Here's what you need to know about how you can play today's movement...

Why Silver Prices Are Down Today

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Why silver prices are down today: Silver prices plunged today after Chinese stocks saw their steepest sell-off in nearly a month this morning.

The country's Shanghai Composite Index saw its biggest one-day decline since July 27.

Here's everything you need to know about the metal's movement today...

Silver Prices Today Higher amid Safe-Haven Buying

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Silver prices today were trading up $0.12, or 0.78%, at $15.64. That puts silver prices at a one-month high and 8% above July’s six-year low.

Silver prices this week were climbing after a trio of unexpected moves from China’s central bank to devalue its closely regulated yuan.

And the price of silver today has jump started spending on the precious metal...

Don't Let Rate Hikes Stop You from Investing in Silver

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There seems to be a prevailing narrative that investing in silver is only attractive at a time when global central bankers are pursuing easy money policies like low interest rates and quantitative easing.

And with the U.S. Federal Reserve looking to raise rates some time before the end of the year, investing in silver right now doesn't look like the best idea.

The reality is a little more complicated than that.

What Is the Gold-to-Silver Ratio?

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Precious metals investors are always fixated on the gold-to-silver ratio.

That's because the gold-to-silver ratio helps determine when to buy and sell the shiny metals. The ratio should be on the radar of every precious metal investor, from the novice to the sophisticated.

So, what is the gold-to-silver ratio? Here's your full explanation...

How Have Commodity Prices Performed in 2015?

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The biggest news we hear when we talk about commodity prices is oil prices. That's because they've crashed nearly 50% in the last year.

But oil is nowhere near the biggest loser among the most common commodities.

Here's how the five most traded commodities have performed in 2015...

Is Silver a Good Investment Today?

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With silver prices flat for the year, is silver a good investment to make right now?

Silver has not performed nearly as well as its high-flying days of 2009-2011, when it quadrupled in price. But that doesn't mean the metal doesn't have value to your portfolio.

Let's delve into some relevant aspects of the silver market to determine whether now is a good time to invest in silver.

New Silver Price Forecast for the Rest of 2015

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Up 4.2% year to date, silver prices could end the year solidly higher.

There are a handful of catalysts that can push up the white metal.

Keep reading for why the silver price forecast sees higher prices ahead...

Your Gold and Silver Forecast for the Second Half of 2015

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Investors considering gold or silver as an investment or hedge need a good handle on the factors driving their prices.

That's where supply, demand, trend, and sentiment data come in.

With global economic and market factors painting no clear picture about the near-term prospects for a lot of investments, many of you might be considering whether it makes sense to add gold or silver to your portfolios.

To help you decide, here's my take on the direction of gold and silver prices in the second half of 2015...

Technical Case to Buy Silver Getting More Compelling

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We have recommended that you buy silver at these low levels for some time now.

Not necessarily because it's due for huge spike, but because if you buy silver in small allocations, it can act as insurance for your broader portfolio in case markets go south.

But technical indicators are slowly aligning to make a compelling case for investors to buy silver...

Why Silver Wheaton (NYSE: SLW) Stock Is a Buy

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Silver Wheaton Corp. (NYSE: SLW) practically invented the streaming business model. Established in 2004 with a main focus on silver, Silver Wheaton is now the largest precious metals streaming company in the world.

SLW is a great way to play the precious metals space. It comes with less risk than investing in miners, while still offering much upside potential.

Here's a look at why now's a great time to add SLW stock to your portfolio...

Why Gold and Silver Prices Today Are Soaring

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Gold and silver prices today surged following a soft U.S. retail report and tepid economic data out of China.

June gold futures hit a two-week high, eclipsing the key $1,200 level, in early trading. Silver prices today surpassed $17 an ounce to reach a six-week high.

Here's everything investors need to know about the precious metals now...

How to Buy Silver Now Before Prices Rise

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Silver prices have been in the doghouse for some time. After peaking at $49 in April 2011, the precious metal has given back 66%. It's been flagging around the current $16 range for the past seven months.

But a couple key indicators show the price of silver is both cheap and could be set to rocket higher.

To make sure you get a piece of the profits, we put together these steps on how to buy silver today...

Let's Make Silver Shine Even Brighter Than Gold

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In the world of precious metals, silver is considered the "Poor Man's Gold."

Anyone who believes this nonsense will stay away from investing in silver for all the wrong reasons.

With the S&P 500 pushing resistance once again at 2,100, perhaps it's time to visit the land of the contrarian trader, for as the saying goes, as the stock market falls, the precious metals markets rise.

And I am interested in the "Poor Man's Gold" not only because it's priced far less than gold. I'm in it for the type of returns no man, poor or otherwise, can resist...

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